Memoir of service, 1944-1974, with related papers.
Papers of Willoughby Harry Thompson
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 519
- Dates of Creation1944-1974
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description5 files
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Administrative / Biographical History
Willoughby Harry Thompson (fl 1944-1974) lived and worked in Kenya beforebeing posted to the Falkland Islands as Colonial Secretary, 1963-1969, Anguilla as Commissioner, 1969-1971 and Montserrat as Governor, 1971-1974.His wife, Sheelah, worked for some time in the Colonial Nursing Service
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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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Listed as no. 627 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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